London: Chatto and Windus, 1903. Leather_bound. Ten volumes. Small octavo. The Novels of Jane Austen's, with introduction by R. Brimley Johnson, illustrated in colour by A. Wallis Mills, The St. Martins Illustrated library of the standard authors.Bound in three quarter tan calf, cloth boards, spine gilt floral decorations, black title labels, raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper.
Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1846. Full leather. Three volumes. Octavo. The History of the Colonization of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent. Bound in full tan calf, double gilt ruled to covers, red and green gilt title labels, spine gilt decoratios between raised bands, all edges marbled and endpapers.
Boston and NewYork: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1919. Leather_bound. Four volumes. Thick octavo. Standard Library Edition. The Life of John Marshall by Albert Jeremiah Beveridge. A Frontierman, Solider, Lawmaker, Politician, Diplomatist, Stateman. Frontispiece colored with portrait illustration throughtout. Bound in three quarter brown morocco, cloth boards, gilt motif to spine, raised bands, gilt title, top edge gilt, decorative endpaper.
New York: The Grolier Society, 1900s. Leather_bound. Sixteen volumes. Octavo. The Life of Napoleon and Memoirs. 4 volumes Memoirs of Napoleon by Louis Antoine Fauvelet De Bourrienne, 6 volumes The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte by William Hazlitt, 6 volumes Memoirs of Madame Junot (Duchesse D' Abrantès). The Empire Edition is limited to four hundred and twenty-five copies which this is number 59 and printed by The Colonial Press. Illustrated colored engravings to frontispiece of each volumes with title tissue guard. Finely bound set in three quarter maroon morocco between cloth boards, top edge gilt, spine five raised bands with gilt motif of napoleonic emblems of stylized fluer-de-lis and wreath, gilt titles, maroon cloth endpapers. Excellent set in fine condition.
Edinburgh: John Grant, 1905. Leather_bound. Twelve volumes. Octavo. The Novels of the Brontè Sisters. The Thornton Edition, Edited by Temple Scott. Title include Wuthering Heights, Villette, Shirley, The Professor, Agnes Grey, The Tenant of Windfell Hall, Jane Eyre, Life of Charlotte Brontè, Illustrated to set. Bound in three quarter red morocco, gilt motif to spine, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper.
London: Fisher Son, 1900s. Full leather. Three volumes. Octavo. Buckingham America Historical, Statistic, and Descriptive, the Northern States. Illustrated frontispiece. Bound in full tan calf single gilt ruled to covers, spine dense gilt floral decorations, raised bands, green and red title labels, all edges marbled and endpapers.
London: Privately, 1905. Leather_bound. Sixteen volumes. Octavo "The Baroda Edition." The Book Of The Thousand Nights And A Nights. A plain and literal translation of the arabian nights entertainments, translated and annotated by Richard F. Burton. Printed privately by the Burton Club, limited to nine-hundred and fifty sets which this is number 99.Handsomely bound by Stikeman and Company three quarter tan morocco, top edge gilt, spine with five raised bands gilt decorations in compartments of the quarter moon and star, second and fourth panels gilt title, marbled endpaper, 71 portraits and other illustrations and captioned tissue guard.
New York and London: D. Appleton and Company, 1905. Full leather. Thirty-two volumes. Octavo. Grand Format Edition of the Works of James Fenimore Cooper, with editorial introduction by Paul Leicester Ford, Edward Everett Hale, Captain Alfred T. Mann. This edition is limited to fifty sets which this is number 20. Hand colored frontispiece to each volume with tissue guard, steel engravings reproducing the original illustrations by F.O.C. Darley. This set include a signed check and dated Jan 15, 1840 by J. Fenimore Cooper.Title include Last Of The Moicans, The Deerslayer, The Redskins, The Headsman, The Pathfinder, The Red Rover, The Pioneer, The Prairie, The Spy, The Pilot, The Bravo, Satanstoe, Home Was Found, The Ways Of The Hours, etc. This set privately printed and bound by the publisher D. Appleton and Company made for Charles Watermann Armour,handsomely in full dark blue crushed morocco, covers triple gilt-ruled lines, spine five raised bands gilt floral motif in compartments, second and fourth panel gilt titles, gilt floral turn-ins, top edge gilt, tan marbled endpaper. Excellent set in fine condition.
London: Henry Colburn, 1825. Leather_bound. Four volumes. Octavo. Journal Of The Private Life And Conversations Of The Emperor Napoleon At Saint Helena, by The Count De Las Cases. Illustrated with four hand colored plates engraved portraits, illustrations and maps.Bound in three quarter red morocco by Morrell Binders, spine emblems of napoleonic bees, wreath, eagle, raised bands,gilt title, all edge gilt,
Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1904. Leather_bound. Twelve volumes. Octavo. The Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, with a biographical introduction and notes by Edward Waldo Emerson, portrait frontispiece. Bound in three guarter green morocco (spine faded to brown), spine floral gilt decorations, raised bands, gilt title, top edge gilt, green cloth endpaper.
New York: The Century Company, 1887. Leather_bound. Four volumes. Quartos. Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Being for the most part contributions by the Union and Confederate Officers based upon the century war, edited by Robert Underwood Johnson and Clarence Clouch Buel of the editorial staff of the century magazine. Illustrated with many hundred portraits, maps, battle scene, homes, cottage, ships etc. Bound in three quarter brown leather, gilt title, all edges marbled, boards and endpaper marbled.
New York: Doubleday, Page and Company, 1925. Leather_bound. Thirteen volumes. Octavo. The Mandalay Edition of the Works of Rudyard Kipling. Title include The Jungle Book, The Second Jungle Book, Kim, from Sea To Sea, Plain Tales From The Hills, Just So Stories, The Days Works, The Willie Winkle, From Sea To Sea, Puck Of Pook Hill, etc. Bound in three quarter wine morocco, cloth boards, spine gilt decorative motif, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt, decorative endpaper.
London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1873. Leather_bound. Eight volumes. Octavo. The Works of Lord Macaulay Complete. Edited by his Sister Lady Trevelyan. Portrait illustration to frontispiece. Bound in full tan calf, double gilt-rule to covers, spine gilt floral motif, red and black title labels, raised bands, all edges marbled, and endpaper.
London: Lawrence and Bullen, Limited, 1904. Leather_bound. Four volumes. Folio. A History of English Furniture by Percy Macquoid. With plates in colour after Shirley Slocombe, and numerous illustrations selected and arranged by the author. The Age of Oak , The Age Mahogany, The Age of Walnut.Bound In three quarter red morocco, cloth boards, gilt titles, raised bands, top edge gilt,
Paris: Jean Boussod, Manzi, Joyant, 1899. Full leather. One volume. Quarto. Josèphine Impèratrice et Reine. Douze cents exemplaires sur papier vèlin des manufactures du marais mumèrotès a la presse 1200 no 560. Portrait illustrations. Bound in full green crushed morocco, heavy gilt decorations to covers and spine, raised bands, all edges gilt, marbled endpaper. (Text is in French).
New York: Solomon King, 1830. Full leather. Two volumes. Octavo. First Edition. The Political Writings Of Thomas Paine. To which is prefixed a brief sketch of the author's life a new edition with additions, portriat frontispiece. Bound in full dark brown morocco, gilt title, raised bands, covers blind tooling motif, top edge gilt, leather turn-ins, decorative brown endpaper,
London: H.Lintot, J. and R. Tonson and S. Draper. 1751. Leather_bound. Nine volumes. Octavo. The Works of Alexander Pope Efq., with his last corrections, additions and improvements; as they were delivered to the editor a little before his death: together with the commentaries and notes of Mr. Warburton, red and black title pages, illustrated throught-out set.Bound in three quarter blue morocco, marbled boards, spine floral gilt decorations, raised bands, gilt title, top edge gilt.
London: Fisher Son and Company, 1900s. Full leather. One volume. Quarto. Emm Roberts. Hindostan its Landscapes, Places, Temples, Tombs, the shores of the Red Sea;and the sublime and romantic scenery of the Himalayan Mountains, illustrated in a series of views drawn by Turner, Stanfield, Prout, Cattermole, Roberts, Allom, etc, from the original sketches by commander Robert Elliot and Francis White, with descriptions by Emma White. Bound beautifully in full blue morocco, elaborate gilt decoration to covers and spine, raised bands, tan title label, gilt turn-ins, all edges gilt, marbled endpaper.
London: Bickers and Sons, 1900s. Full leather. Six volumes. Octavo. Extra Illustrated. The Memoirs of the Duke of Saint-Simon on the Reign of Louis XIV. and the Regency. Translated from the French by Bayle St. John. Bound by M. Ritter in full red crushed morocco, covers elaborate patterns with double gilt-rule and royal crest design, top edge gilt, six compartments to spine between raised banding with gilt titles and crown motif, inner covers of blue morocco and gilt crown motif, silk water purple doublures, three volumes extended to six with extra illustrated of portrait engravings through-out.
Edinburgh: Cadell and Company, 1829. Full leather. Seventy-four volumes. Small Octavo. The Writings of Sir. Walter Scott the Waverley Novels. ALL FIRST EDITION.Bound by Morrell Binder in full tan morocco covers and spine gilt decorations, red and black title labels, all edges gilt, leather turn-ins.
Cambridge: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1895. Leather_bound. Sixteen volumes. Octavo. "Large Paper Edition" The Writings of Harriet Beecher Stowe, with biographical introductions portraits, and other illustrations, Signed by author to limitation page and dated Harriet Beecher Stowe, October 1895. The author autograph, written specially for this edition a few months before her death. Two hundred and fifty copies printed which this is numbere 89. Bound in three quarter olive green morocco, (spine faded evenly to tan) gilt decorations to spine of floral wreath design between raised banding, gilt title to second and fourth panels, , top edge gilt, marbled endpaper. A splendid collected set.
Philadelphia: J.B. LIppincott Company, 1894. Leather_bound. Five volumes. Octavo. The History of the French Revolution 1789-1800. Translated with notes and illustrations from Frederick Shoberl, forty illustrations on steel engraved by William Breatbatch. Bound in three quarter blue morocco, marbled boards, spine gilt in compartments of napoleonic wreath emblems, bees and eagle, gilt title, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper.
London: William Heinemann, 1901. Leather_bound. Two volumes, Octavo. Anna Karenin a novel by Leo Tolstoy a new and complete translation from the Russian by Constance Garnett with two portraits. Bound in three quarter blue morocco , spine gilt decorations, raised bands, gilt title, top edge gilt, brown marbled endpaper.
New York: Virtue and Yorston, 1962. Leather_bound. Three volumes. Quarto. The Great Civil War A History Of The Late Rebellion. With biographical sketches of leading statemen and distinguished naval and military commanders, etc, by Robert Tomes with a continued from the beginning of the year 1864 to the end of the war by Benjamin G. Smith. Illustrated by hgighly-finished portraits, battle scenes, views of forts and battle fields, volored maps, plans, etc, all engraved on steels fron drawings by F.O.C. Darley and other american artist.Bound in full dark brown morocco, spine and covers gilt decorations, raised bands, gilt title, decorative endpaper.